According to Brooklyn NY 1, a Greyhoud bus on its way from NYC to Cleveland plowed into the rear of a tractor-trailer early Wednesday on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania, killing a woman passenger and injuring 44 others, state police reported.
A Greyhound spokeswoman says at least 45 people, including the bus driver, were taken to area hospitals.
Pennsylvania State Trooper Matthew Burrows said the bus was traveling westbound on Interstate 80 in Union County at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when it struck the back of a large truck-tractor hauling garbage on a flatbed trailer.
The driver of the tractor trailer, Akos Gubica, 36, of New Jersey, told authorities at the scene that he was driving to Ohio when his truck was struck in the rear by the bus. Gubica said he was traveling at about the speed limit and did now know why the bus slammed into his rig.
Gubica has been with the company for 12 years and will be placed on temporary leave. Greyhound is investigating the crash.
Family members seeking more information can call the Greyhound hotline at 1-800-972-4583.
The crash comes less than a month after a Greyhound bus from Cincinnati to Detroit crashed in Butler County. There were no life-threatening injuries in that crash.
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